Emil Steurich

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Emil Steurich (born March 30, 1852 in Ladeburg near Berlin ; † May 24, 1921 in Göhren (Rügen) ; full name Wilhelm Gottlob Emil Steurich ) was a German Protestant theologian and writer. He wrote historical treatises and several youth stories, often with a historical background.

The son of a tenant attended the Gymnasium zum Grauen Kloster in Berlin , where he then studied theology. From 1878 he was assistant preacher at the St. Pauls Church in Berlin . In 1887 he was given the position of pastor at the Groß Zicker village church on the Mönchgut on Rügen , where he worked until 1906. He died in Göhren and was buried in Groß Zicker .

Fonts (selection)

  • Johann Kuny, the first Brandenburg-Prussian Negro prince. A story from the colonies of the Great Elector. Munich 1900.
  • The commandant of Arguin, Captain Jan Wynen. A colonial story from the time of King Friedrich Wilhelm I of Prussia. Steinkopf, Stuttgart 1901.
  • Swantewits case. The conquest of Rügen by the Danes in 1168. Historical story. Stuttgart 1902.
  • History of the city of Bergen on Rügen. A look back at 300 years of urban polity, 1613-1913. Kroß, Bergen on Rügen 1913.
  • Loyalty for loyalty. A good tale from the present. Christiansen, Wolgast 1920.


  • Stephan Sehlke: Pädagogen - Pastoren - Patrioten: Biographical manual on printed matter for children and young people by authors and illustrators from Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania from the beginnings up to and including 1945 , BOD, 2009, ISBN 3-8370-9497-9 , p. 368 ( Google books ).

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